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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 19:47
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Rick Dangerous
I've played Settlers from the very beginning 1993...

I've played Settlers from the very beginning 1993 on my Amiga 500.
Hours and days and weeks.

It's now 2020 a.d. and I play it on WinUAE. My original A500 - purchased brand new back in 1987 is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 20:45
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Rick Dangerous
After the hut was in the foe's posession I...

After the hut was in the foe's posession I started an attack.
Out of the foe's red hut came a blue soldier to fight against my blue soldiers! :D

See attached picture.



Cheers,
Rick
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 20:30
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Rick Dangerous
I watched the situation for around 20 minutes and...

I watched the situation for around 20 minutes and did more screenshots.
See the attached pictures. Very strange.
My constructor built the hut with my material, my soldier entered the hut and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 19:40
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Rick Dangerous
The Settlers 1 - Strange situation

Since a couple weeks I enjoy this old game in WinUAE.
In level 6 there's a strange situation concerning paths and flags.
See this screenshot I did today(it's not a fake!):
the settlers - strange...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 October 2019, 00:05
Replies: 103
Views: 6,116
Posted By Rick Dangerous
It was Pong in 1977 or 1978 from a catalogue...

It was Pong in 1977 or 1978 from a catalogue order. German 'Neckermann' or 'Quelle'. Other games like Pelota or Sqash where included.

This was the first computer-game I ever witnessed. The game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2019, 23:50
Replies: 4,316
Views: 779,954
Posted By Rick Dangerous
For a couple of month I play 'Shanghai' again,...

For a couple of month I play 'Shanghai' again, this solo-Mahjong-thing by Activision(1986).
After work it calms me down a lot.
No time limit... Ahhhh... Great relief.

Cheers,
Rick
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 June 2018, 23:50
Replies: 61
Views: 5,064
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Well, the voting ended on June 15. :D I played...

Well, the voting ended on June 15. :D
I played the two games on my Amiga decades ago. Superfrog had the better graphics but Fire&Ice had better gameplay & music.
That's my opinion.
Today I still...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2015, 23:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, the actual Amiga OS version is 42.042 beta....

Hi,
the actual Amiga OS version is 42.042 beta. The final Linux distribution requires the 69000 CPU and Kick 1.3.
:spin

Cheers, Rick

ps: that's my dream!
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 April 2015, 01:32
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Maybe I'm too stupid to install WB 1.3 to a hdf...

Maybe I'm too stupid to install WB 1.3 to a hdf which runs on the A500 config.
Maybe this thread could be closed.
Now I successfully installed WB2.04 on a virtual hdf running in the A600HD config...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 April 2015, 21:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rick Dangerous
WB 1.3 HD installation prob: "key-1 out of range"

Hi,
I still have three real Amigas (500,600HD and 2000) but this post concerns WinUAE 3.0.0 (2014.12.17).
I did yet not try older versions of WinUA.
The problem for me is to install WB 1.3 on a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2015, 23:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Bringing it back to life... A500

Hi,

don't know if it is the right section in the board, but 2 days ago I brought back my A500 into the world of the living.
Exact that machine I purchased back in december 1986 when I was a boy...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 October 2013, 23:47
Replies: 557
Views: 73,526
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, Silent Service II and Defender of the Crown...

Hi,
Silent Service II and Defender of the Crown are the first Amiga-games I'd ever seen. It was on a friends A1000 back in 1985/1986.

It's now 27 years ago but the DD-copies still work until...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2013, 23:49
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Fractals: Uploaded in the Zone

Hi,
I received a private message by a member named Schwedenpaule, who was looking for a program named 'Fractals'.
I uploaded this great landscape-generator today in the zone. Enjoy!

Cheers,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 September 2013, 23:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi! The MC displayed in the Introduction is...

Hi!

The MC displayed in the Introduction is from 1989.
It's only 24 years old.
My first computer-related recordings are from 1983. These MC's work fine today. (The computer that could read them...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 May 2013, 21:57
Replies: 27
Views: 2,123
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi prowler, real red/green - blindness, this...

Hi prowler,

real red/green - blindness, this is what my father has. I remember when I was a child, that he asked me to help reading the color-code on electric resistors. This was no problem for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 May 2013, 18:17
Replies: 27
Views: 2,123
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi prowler, when I was 18 years old I went...

Hi prowler,

when I was 18 years old I went to a doctor. I did several color-tests and the result was that I do have a small problem in seeing shades of red.
It's called 'light greensighted'.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 May 2013, 00:10
Replies: 27
Views: 2,123
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, my first steps in computergames took place...

Hi,
my first steps in computergames took place on a TI-99/4a with a b&w TV. I thought at the age of 13 that I can tell wich grayscale represents a certain colour.
I do have a light problem with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 May 2013, 23:17
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Firestone Utilities I - In the Zone

Hi,
back in 1994 I created a small tool-collection for myself to handle things easier on my 1987er A500 with 512 KB switchable memory-expansion.

The tools are:
1 - CLI-Mate (A GUI for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2013, 23:31
Replies: 21
Views: 3,096
Posted By Rick Dangerous
What if you takeover the big world of "The...

What if you takeover the big world of "The Faerytale Adventure" and place a new story in this given Universe?
Kill the Princess, rescue the dragon and marry the Witch in the end?
Using the same...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2013, 00:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,663
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, Some quoted A1000-game problem. Others...

Hi,
Some quoted A1000-game problem.
Others crack-game problem.

For the ones who are hooked on that game here's the PC-sequel to FTA:
http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/306
It's the full version...
Forum: support.Games 09 April 2013, 14:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hello again, after gaming around for a...

Hello again,

after gaming around for a couple of hours I finished it today.
It's worth a try if you like Zelda-type games.
Speris offers nice graphics and music and the plot is long enough for...
Forum: support.Games 07 April 2013, 12:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, I downloaded latest WinUAE 2.5.1 and now...

Hi,

I downloaded latest WinUAE 2.5.1 and now it works!:)

In the DOCS/readme.txt there's an entry
2.4.x bugs fixed:
...
- Extended ADF write support was accidentally disabled.

Maybe...
Forum: support.Games 07 April 2013, 02:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, thanks for your answers so far. I'm using...

Hi,
thanks for your answers so far. I'm using WinUAE 2.4.1. at the moment. Is this a beta-version? As far as I remember the beta-versions had some numbers like 0.84.3243.42456 or so. ;)
Since the...
Forum: support.Games 07 April 2013, 00:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By Rick Dangerous
[Solved] Speris Legacy(AGA) savedisk problem

Hi,

I'm stucked with this.
Is there a solution concerning the Savedisk-Problem?
I tried in WinUAE with normal and with custom disks. Using a custom disk ingame and trying to format it brings up...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2013, 23:37
Replies: 18
Views: 2,663
Posted By Rick Dangerous
The Faerytale Adventure - Distorted Sound

Hi,
I bought my real A500 back in 1987 and I never ever came onto a non-distorted copy of "The Faerytale Adventure".
Why is the Intro sound-distorted all the time? Every ADF I checked out is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 July 2012, 01:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By Rick Dangerous
The longest Amiga videogame-walkthrough ever?

Hi folks,
I found this:
The Faerytale Adventure (Amiga)
Length: 3 hours, 5 minutes, 34 seconds
Have fun!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5_4DhXWdwo

Cheers,
Rick
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2012, 02:21
Replies: 6,319
Views: 1,170,267
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hmmm... In the last couple of months I bought a...

Hmmm...
In the last couple of months I bought a 1971 Peugeot racing bike for 0 Euro and invested maybe 25 Euro for replacements. Now it's a killer-bike that kills all the modern stuff around.^^...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2012, 01:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Old Joysticks on PC-Gameport

Hi,
for about 10 years I use a gameport-adaptor to plug old Joysticks like Competition Pro, Quickshot II into the PC
Does anyone here use that kind of stuff ?

Using several Emulators with the...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 06 April 2012, 01:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Chrono Closed ?

Chrono Closed ?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2012, 23:00
Replies: 20
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rick Dangerous
My Amiga games for Noobs: Defender of the...

My Amiga games for Noobs:
Defender of the crown, Silent Service, Emerald Mine, Wolfchild, Marble Madness, Skychase, X.O.R., Giana Sisters, Populous and my very favourite ever The Faerytale...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2011, 10:05
Replies: 0
Views: 842
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Emerald Mine Cave Editor 2.1a - Experts wanted !

Hi,

does anyone here have some experience with 'Emerald Mine Cave Editor 2.1a' by No One Inc. ?
I try to create a Level 1 for Teamwork, but I cannot figure it out, how to initialize this Level...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2011, 02:36
Replies: 4,316
Views: 779,954
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Today I played XOR, Flashback and Wolfchild on...

Today I played XOR, Flashback and Wolfchild on WinUAE.
Back in my 1987-1994 main Amiga period, I had no time for gaming, because we were only copying disks all the time.;)
I still have several...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2010, 03:02
Replies: 36
Views: 3,078
Posted By Rick Dangerous
My answer: 2xA500 2xA600HD 1xA2000

My answer:
2xA500
2xA600HD
1xA2000
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2009, 02:09
Replies: 196
Views: 18,740
Posted By Rick Dangerous
PONG in 1979 was my first computer-game. Early...

PONG in 1979 was my first computer-game.
Early 1980'ies it was Phoenix, Vanguard, Zaxxon and Pacman on Atari or gambling places.
1982 on my first "real" computer TI-99/4a it was TI-Invaders,...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 04 June 2009, 23:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,448
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Was the host a female droid?

Was the host a female droid?
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 22 February 2009, 18:16
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Maybe this one? http://hol.abime.net/485 ...

Maybe this one?
http://hol.abime.net/485


When I first discovered "Diablo I" back in the late 90's that Amiga-game came into my mind.


Cheers,
Rick
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 February 2009, 22:52
Replies: 198
Views: 19,992
Posted By Rick Dangerous
>> Played Amiga-Games since 1986. >> Owned the...

>> Played Amiga-Games since 1986.
>> Owned the first Amiga-Game from 2002 on.

Cheers,
Rick
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2009, 20:45
Replies: 11
Views: 3,125
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Maybe more than one chip. ;) I repaired an A500...

Maybe more than one chip. ;)
I repaired an A500 more than 15 years ago with the exact behaviour as Lukezab's. As far as I can remember I read in a magazine about the main architecture of the A500....
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2009, 00:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,125
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Hi, do I understand it right that you have 3...

Hi,
do I understand it right that you have 3 Amiga-diskdrives and none of them work on your A600?
Then in my opinion something is wrong with the A600. There is one chip that controls the diskdrive....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2009, 00:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Rick Dangerous
Yeah, I agree!

Yeah,
I agree!
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